WELCOME TO ACUNS!

The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) unites people active in the work and study of the UN, in order to better understand and address the most pressing global issues of our time.

Photo UN767263: The bronze statue, ”Let Us Beat Swords into Ploughshares,” by Evgeny Vuchetich

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2022 ANNUAL MEETING

ACUNS is calling for proposals for the 2022 Annual Meeting.
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JOIN THE ACUNS COMMUNITY

Whether you are a longstanding ACUNS member or are learning about ACUNS for the first time, (re)join our community of scholars and practitioners active in the work of the UN system.
Photo: Members of the new ACUNS team, from left to right, Admin Coordinator Filip Savatic, President Lise Howard, and Vice President Gabriel Amvane

OUR PURPOSE

ACUNS unites people active in the work and study of the UN, in order to better understand and address major global problems.
Photo UN7732832: The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd

Calling on recent PhDs to apply for ACUNS’s Dissertation Award! Anyone who defended a dissertation between 1 January 2021 and 15 April 2022 is eligible. Applications due TODAY! $500 prize! https://acuns.org/dissertation-award/ @HowardLise @mivanova @Ai_KiharaHunt @smithcou34 @CeciliaJCannon

Calling for nominations for the ACUNS Book Award! Books published after 1 January 2019 are eligible. Anyone can nominate their own book or that of someone else. Nominate by April 15. $1000 prize! https://acuns.org/book-award/ @CeciliaJCannon @HowardLise @RichardPonzio @Ai_KiharaHunt

Calling for nominations for the ACUNS Book Award! Books published after 1 January 2019 are eligible. Anyone can nominate their own book or that of someone else. Nominate by April 15. $1000 prize! https://acuns.org/book-award/ @CeciliaJCannon @HowardLise @RichardPonzio @Ai_KiharaHunt

Calling on recent PhDs to apply for ACUNS’s Dissertation Award! Anyone who defended a dissertation between 1 January 2021 and 15 April 2022 is eligible. $500 prize! https://acuns.org/dissertation-award/ @RichardGowan1 @HowardLise @mivanova @Ai_KiharaHunt @smithcou34 @CeciliaJCannon

Calling on early-career academics and @UN / other practitioners to attend the ACUNS-UN Workshop, 5-11 June in London @uclspp.
Theme: International cooperation to tackle inequalities between and within states.
Deadline is TODAY! https://acuns.org/workshop-2022/
@iBorzyskowski @rodabouharb

Global South Scholars: Apply to present at #ACUNS2022. Participants with accepted proposals will be informed by March 31st, and then can apply for subsidized travel and accommodation.
Apply by Feb 14th! https://acuns.org/annual-meeting-2022/
#ACUNS #UN

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Photo UN7267548: The Palais des Nations in Geneva

2022 ANNUAL MEETING

ACUNS is calling for proposals for the 2022 Annual Meeting, to be held in Geneva in partnership with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and UN Geneva, on the theme Evidence-Based Solutions for Rapidly Intensifying Global Challenges. The deadline to apply has been extended to Monday, 14 February 2022.

JOIN THE ACUNS COMMUNITY

Whether you are a longstanding ACUNS member or are learning about ACUNS for the first time, (re)join our community of scholars and practitioners active in the work of the UN system.

ACUNS President Lise Howard, Vice President, Gabriel Amvane, and Admin Coordinator, Filip Savatic, meeting in Paris on 3 October 2020

Photo: Members of the new ACUNS team, from left to right, Admin Coordinator Filip Savatic, President Lise Howard, and Vice President Gabriel Amvane

Photo UN7732832: The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd

OUR PURPOSE

ACUNS unites people active in the work and study of the UN, in order to better understand and address major global problems.

Calling on recent PhDs to apply for ACUNS’s Dissertation Award! Anyone who defended a dissertation between 1 January 2021 and 15 April 2022 is eligible. Applications due TODAY! $500 prize! https://acuns.org/dissertation-award/ @HowardLise @mivanova @Ai_KiharaHunt @smithcou34 @CeciliaJCannon

Calling for nominations for the ACUNS Book Award! Books published after 1 January 2019 are eligible. Anyone can nominate their own book or that of someone else. Nominate by April 15. $1000 prize! https://acuns.org/book-award/ @CeciliaJCannon @HowardLise @RichardPonzio @Ai_KiharaHunt

Calling for nominations for the ACUNS Book Award! Books published after 1 January 2019 are eligible. Anyone can nominate their own book or that of someone else. Nominate by April 15. $1000 prize! https://acuns.org/book-award/ @CeciliaJCannon @HowardLise @RichardPonzio @Ai_KiharaHunt

Calling on recent PhDs to apply for ACUNS’s Dissertation Award! Anyone who defended a dissertation between 1 January 2021 and 15 April 2022 is eligible. $500 prize! https://acuns.org/dissertation-award/ @RichardGowan1 @HowardLise @mivanova @Ai_KiharaHunt @smithcou34 @CeciliaJCannon

Calling on early-career academics and @UN / other practitioners to attend the ACUNS-UN Workshop, 5-11 June in London @uclspp.
Theme: International cooperation to tackle inequalities between and within states.
Deadline is TODAY! https://acuns.org/workshop-2022/
@iBorzyskowski @rodabouharb

Global South Scholars: Apply to present at #ACUNS2022. Participants with accepted proposals will be informed by March 31st, and then can apply for subsidized travel and accommodation.
Apply by Feb 14th! https://acuns.org/annual-meeting-2022/
#ACUNS #UN

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Photo UN772242: The flag of the United Nations.

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Photo UN7732832: The “Non-Violence” (or “Knotted Gun”) sculpture by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd

OUR PURPOSE

ACUNS unites people active in the work and study of the UN, in order to better understand and address major global problems.

ACUNS President Lise Howard, Vice President, Gabriel Amvane, and Admin Coordinator, Filip Savatic, meeting in Paris on 3 October 2020

Photo: Members of the new ACUNS team, from left to right, Admin Coordinator Filip Savatic, President Lise Howard, and Vice President Gabriel Amvane

JOIN THE ACUNS COMMUNITY

Whether you are a longstanding ACUNS member or are learning about ACUNS for the first time, (re)join our community of scholars and practitioners active in the work of the UN system.

Photo UN7267548: The Palais des Nations in Geneva

2022 ANNUAL MEETING

ACUNS is calling for proposals for the 2022 Annual Meeting, to be held in Geneva in partnership with the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies and UN Geneva, on the theme Evidence-Based Solutions for Rapidly Intensifying Global Challenges. The deadline to apply is Friday, 4 February 2022.

Photo UN772242: The flag of the United Nations.

Calling on recent PhDs to apply for ACUNS’s Dissertation Award! Anyone who defended a dissertation between 1 January 2021 and 15 April 2022 is eligible. Applications due TODAY! $500 prize! https://acuns.org/dissertation-award/ @HowardLise @mivanova @Ai_KiharaHunt @smithcou34 @CeciliaJCannon

Calling for nominations for the ACUNS Book Award! Books published after 1 January 2019 are eligible. Anyone can nominate their own book or that of someone else. Nominate by April 15. $1000 prize! https://acuns.org/book-award/ @CeciliaJCannon @HowardLise @RichardPonzio @Ai_KiharaHunt

Calling for nominations for the ACUNS Book Award! Books published after 1 January 2019 are eligible. Anyone can nominate their own book or that of someone else. Nominate by April 15. $1000 prize! https://acuns.org/book-award/ @CeciliaJCannon @HowardLise @RichardPonzio @Ai_KiharaHunt

Calling on recent PhDs to apply for ACUNS’s Dissertation Award! Anyone who defended a dissertation between 1 January 2021 and 15 April 2022 is eligible. $500 prize! https://acuns.org/dissertation-award/ @RichardGowan1 @HowardLise @mivanova @Ai_KiharaHunt @smithcou34 @CeciliaJCannon

Calling on early-career academics and @UN / other practitioners to attend the ACUNS-UN Workshop, 5-11 June in London @uclspp.
Theme: International cooperation to tackle inequalities between and within states.
Deadline is TODAY! https://acuns.org/workshop-2022/
@iBorzyskowski @rodabouharb

Global South Scholars: Apply to present at #ACUNS2022. Participants with accepted proposals will be informed by March 31st, and then can apply for subsidized travel and accommodation.
Apply by Feb 14th! https://acuns.org/annual-meeting-2022/
#ACUNS #UN

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